St. Junipero Serra is the Father of California. He founded the missions that brought the Catholic faith and modern agriculture techniques to California.
Episodes about "latin american"
El Santuario de Chimayo
El Santuario de Chimayo in northern New Mexico is the largest pilgrimage site in the U.S. Many miracles are attributed to the holy dirt found on the site.
Roberto Clemente was one of the greatest baseball players, but his off-the-field charitable work inspired by his Catholic faith that remains his greater legacy.
Fr. Eusebio Kino, S.J., was a 17th century Jesuit who ministered tirelessly to the native people of Arizona and Sonoran Mexico, fought for their dignity, and introduced cattle ranching.
Blessed Stanley Rother
Bl. Stanley Rother was an Oklahoma farm boy who became a priest and then missionary in Guatemala during the height of its civil war. Tom and Noëlle Crowe share his story of courageous service to his people and Jesus, including giving up his life and becoming the first US-born martyr for the Faith.
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William Grace was an Irish immigrant, founder of a successful company , a generous philanthropist, and first Catholic mayor of New York City.
Blessed Carlos Rodriguez
Blessed Carlos Rodriguez was a catechist and a lover of the liturgy, especially the Easter Vigil. He was the first Puerto Rican to be beatified.
The Martyrs of La Florida
Over the span of about 200 years, up to 1,000 Catholic missionaries and natives, were martyred in what is now the US Southeast.